Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is the term used to describe the field of physiotherapy which relates to disorders of the muscles, spinal & peripheral joints, bones, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and nerves.
Common causes of musculoskeletal pain include:
– Direct trauma / Fractures
– Sporting injuries
– Repetitive strain injures
– Lifting heavy objects
– Sustained postures / inactivity
– Altered biomechanics – eithera acquired or congenital
Effective assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries is based on a solid foundation of anatomy, physiology & biomechanics of the body.
Your physiotherapist will carry out a thorough assessment to identify the source of your pain, weakness or discomfort and evaluate the different variables contributing to your condition.
Musculoskeletal treatment techniques may include:
– Manual Therapy
– Joint Mobilisation
– Dry Needling / Acupuncture
– Sports Massage
– Muscle & fascial manipulation
– Strength, Conditioning & Proprioceptive Training
– Manual Lymphatic Drainage
– Postural Correction
– Correction of Movement Disorders
– Assessment for Orthotics
– Education on Self-Management Strategies